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Loch Derculich
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Frozen Loch Derculich
Type freshwater loch
River sources Derculich Burn
Max. length 0.804 km (0.500 mi)
Max. width 0.402 km (0.250 mi)
Surface area 39.9 ha (99 acres)
Average depth 25 ft (7.6 m)
Max. depth 70 ft (21 m)
Water volume 108,333,000 cu ft (3,067,600 m3)
Shore length1 3.3 km (2.1 mi)
Surface elevation 367 m (1,204 ft)
Max. temperature 55 °F (13 °C)
Min. temperature 47 °F (8 °C)
Settlements Aberfeldy
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Loch Derculich is a freshwater loch in central highlands of Scotland, in Perth and Kinross. Loch Tummel is located three miles to the north.


Evidence of Shieling huts in two groups are visible from oblique aerial photography, that consist of two groups in either side of a gully on the South of Loch Derculich. A trackway runs to the SW of the huts. What may be a hut-circle lies beside a more modern track to the north-east of the huts.

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